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stage four pediatric cancer seeing her father hang with the cincinnati baengals. she posed for an adorable photo with the cheerleaders. i love this story, i love this little girl and i know she got to go on the field, right? >> what a great night for her, poppy. this was the first time leah got to go to a game and watch her dad play in the nfl. through social media her battle with stage four pediatric cancer has touched a lot of people. this was such a special night all over the stadium you could see "leah strong" signs, tons of fans were wearing her jersey. and leah took the field as the bengals announced a donation to $1.3 million in leah's name to the cincinnati children's hospital. and after the game devin spoke about what abn awesome night ths was for he and his daughter. >> i'm extremely proud. i didn't know she had this in her. you never think your child will face a battle like this but the
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strength my daughter has shown me, the courage she's shown me is nothing short of inspirational. >> reporter: over the past few weeks, devon has befriended 19-year-old lauren hill. if you haven't heard lauren's story, she was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. in september doctors gave her a few months to live. her dream was to play college basketball for mount st. joseph university and she realized this dream in front of a sellout crowd. lauren sat down with rachel nichols and said despite her diagnosis she won't stop living life to the fullest and she will continue to fight for her life and you can catch that at cnn's "unguarded" with rachel nichols. >> those are two wonderful stories to hear. see you in a few. the next hour of "newsroom" begins right now. good morning, everyone, i'm poppy harlow in for carol
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costello. thanks for joining me. police call him a vicious predator and the length and depravity of his alleged crimes is shocking seasoned detectives. this morning, dell vin barns awoke in a virginia stale cell after being whisked to the state to face new charges. he is accused of attacking a teen with a shovel and stuffing her into a car trunk. police say that was just a month before he violently snatched another woman off a philadelphia street in this surveillance video that ultimately helped lead to his capture. our alexandra field is live in philadelphia with this unbelievable story. what can you tell us about the more that we've learned about dellvin barns? >> reporter: as we dig here poppy, we're seeing a lengthy and violent criminal past. dozens of charges over the last few years. first of all, police in philadelphia are confident he's the man who snatched carlesha gaither sunday night. you saw in the that horrible surveillance video. in virginia, officials say the dna tests have linked the suspect to the abduction of a
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16-year-old girl who they say was sexually abused and tortured. now we're learning about another 2005 incident. barnes charged and convicted of an attack on his estranged wife. that woman's father speaking to a tv station in houston saying he always believed barnes was pure evil. those are his words. listen to this. >> i hope that he spends the rest of his life in jail or give him the death penalty. he don't deserve to be living. give him the death penalty or spend the rest of his life in jail. what about the three strikes you're out thing? i mean, he got a lot of strikes. why is he still walking around in the streets? he ain't got no business walking around in the streets. >> poppy, pretty impressive police work in philadelphia lead to the arrest and capture of barnes but this had to do with the collaboration of investigators in virginia. they had dna tests, they named barnes as their suspect but they
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saw similarities in that case in virginia with the case here in philadelphia. they were able to put pieces together, work with the police in philadelphia to finally make that arrest on wednesday. >> astounding what they were able to do and thank goodness she is home. alexandra field for us in philadelphia. thanks so much. now that that terrifying ordeal is behind her, physically her recover is next. let's discuss that with jeff gardere. jeff, you think about this, you can't imagine what it's like to go through until you have to go through an ordeal like this. what is she facing? how can people help her most? >> we don't know what happened in that three days of captivity. we can assume certain things based on the profile of this criminal. however, what we need to see happen for her, she has to have a stabilized environment. she has to know that she's safe with her mother who i know she's very, very close to. she has to be able to debrief.
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in other words, talk, talk, talk and talk some more as to what happened. but no one can really push her in that direction. that has to come naturally. but the most important thing is she has to have a stabilized environment and then later on -- >> and feel safe. >> and feel safe. later on we'll see more symptoms of ptsd, for example, starting to come forward. >> mike, let me ask you this. we know the authorities on the ground have done a remarkable job collaborating across state lines in digging up all of these other charges against him. what do we know about how they are digging and whether there more victims. >> police in philadelphia do not think there are more victims in the short time he was here last week. i think the focus right now is in -- on virginia because of the victim down there told police that he actually told her and showed her pictures of other women that he did similar --
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said that he might have abducted. >> in terms of -- >> police here are not, they think that -- >> go ahead. >> police here do not believe that there are other victims. >> reporter: let me ask you this, jeff. when it comes to family and friends, we talked about how she has to have a stable situation but a lot of people don't know whether they should say "are you okay? do you want to talk about it" what's the best way to approach her that's most helpful? >> if she is open to it. it's going to stewart a smaller circle of family and very, very close friends in time that circle will wide wherein people who she knows not as well will give her as much positive reinforcement as possible. the important thing here, poppy, is she shh she fought, she fought while she was being abducted. she fought for the three days from what we know so we won't see something like stockholm syndrome or some other
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dependency begin to develop where others may have had, jay see dugard may have had with their abductors. >> michael, let me ask you this, you are a crime reporter in philadelphia. given the different cases that you have covered, what stands out to you most about this case? >> i think what law enforcement is saying about how this was a case study of how you would want something like this to go investigation wise. you had a witness who stayed and gave police vital information. you had police determined working with the family and a mobilized family, you had an engaged media and most importantly you had police across many law enforcement, across three states, cooperation that you want to see in this type of thing thin sheer luck with the gps system and the
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father of a sheriff in virginia noticing similarities between the case here and the case his son was working in virginia. so i think you saw a lot of -- like the law enforcement said the yesterday at press conference, this is how you would almost want a case study of an investigation like this to go. but if one piece of the puzzle wasn't there, we might not have had the outcome we had. >> wow. absolutely. well, you've done great reporting on this, mike, thank you very much. and your team there on the ground. dr. jeff gardere, appreciate you being with us. home depot is one of the retailers that allows customers to opt for e-mail only receipts. unfortunately, that convenience has been compromised. the company says hackers managed to steel 53 million e-mail addresses from this system. that's on top of the 56 million credit and debit accounts that were earlier hacked this year at home depot. let's bring in alison kosik. good morning, alison. >> good morning, poppy. we're learning yet more information about this hack that
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happened a few months ago. what we're learning now once again as you said is 53 million customer e-mail addresses were basically compromised and although e-mail addresses by nature by themselves aren't necessarily the most private, they are semi public, so it's not as big a deal as, let's say, the hackers got ahold of your financial information or password. the issue here, though, is fishing. what's fishing? it's when you've got hackers sending e-mails that look official and they get you to click on something, you click on something and maybe get a virus or you click on something and give your personal information so you have to be careful about not clicking on things that look a little suspicious. also keep in mind that home depot has been offering free identiei identity protection credit monitoring since this happened. also, it's not a bad idea to even change your e-mail address or keep a spral e-mail address for let's say your shopping needs. if you're looking to get that free credit monitoring service,
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go to home depot's credit web site and request your free identity protection. poppy? >> wow, really no company is immune when it comes to all of this. >> i was just going to say it's funny you say that. it was a month ago from my visa card a got a letter saying my credit card was compromised because of the home depot situation and they were saying i should get the credit monitoring protection but funny thing is i already have it from another breach. so it's almost like it's becoming a layered effect with how much this is happening these days. >> absolutely. alison, thank you for that. if you want to me more about this hack, big story on the nation's unemployment rate has hit its lowest level in six years. the government announced the october jobless rate slid one-tenth of one percent to 5.8%. but as we've seen so many times in this slow recovery, it's incremental steps and it's better but not great. meantime, 214,000 jobs were
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created last month, that's a little fewer than expected but this does extend nine months now. a nine-month streak with job gains over 200,000. christine romans, our chief business correspondent, noting her head in approval. this is overall a very good headline. >> it's the trend that's so important to look at here. 214,000 jobs created in a month. a few years ago we would have been so happy to see that. now we've seen it nine months in a row, more than 200,000. and i'm seeing a broadening out of the kind of jobs we're creating and a trend near is -- the trend is your friend as they say in economics. one month can have noise but this shows consistency. it shows the american economy adding jobs and adding jobs in business and information services, those are office jobs, lawyers, attorneys -- lawyers are accountants but you get the drift. retail jobs gearing up for the holidays, those can be lower paid jobs but for a long time in this recovery it's only been low-wage jobs that have been holding things up. now you've got consistent good
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performance in health care. some of those are great jobs, ladder jobs you can grow with. so we like to see these sector gains. >> what about the long-term unemployed? we always talk about if you've been out of work six months or longer in this country it's increasingly hard for you to get a job. you're almost discriminated against. >> it's true. there are head hunters who will only look at you if you have a job which is preposterous because people have been out of work and have great skills. what i can report is over the past year or so 1.1 million fewer long-term unemployed. some of those might be people who simply dropped out of the labor market, some are people who have gone back to work. i see that number moving slowly in the right direction. 5. %, we were at 10% in 2008. i'm proud to say this is not the top headline of the day today because we are accustomed to job growth and it's not the crisis
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it once was. if you look at the midterm exit polls, there are enough people throughout who think the job market isn't good enough that that's a political issue. >> many of them aren't feeling because their wages aren't growing. >> productivity increases, technology does wonderful things on the factory floor and the office but it doesn't mean you'll get paid more. >> and it's about changing skills and education for the jobs that exist today. >> it is. >> christine, thank you. good to be with you as always. still to come in the newsroom, sharing a common enemy but not sharing in direct talks. the u.s. reaching out to iran. jim sciutto covering that story for us this morning. >> president obama writing a secret ledder to the iran supreme leader asking for cooperation against isis. more on that and other communication right after this break. huh, fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on carance. everybody knows that. well, did you know words really can hurt you? what...? jesse don't go!!
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the u.s. is reaching out to iran for help in fighting isis. but sources tell cnn many of the countries already part of the u.s. coalition in this battle, they don't want iran involved. cnn chief national correspondent jim sciutto is here with details. you got some stunning information from your sources on this. what are they saying? >> it's interesting. first america's sunni allies in this coalition against isis, this is saudi arabia, the united arab emirates, qatar, adversaries of shi'a iran, they're uncomfortable with any form of cooperation. still the president has written
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to the supreme leader of iran ali khamenei saying they have shared interests in combatting isis. at the same time, we're seeing the u.s. and iran are making an effort to deconflict their forces in iraq by sharing their information with the iraqis. ? the communications have become necessary, says a u.s. military official, because the u.s. and iran are now operating in the same spaces against a common enemy, isis. as a result, "accommodations must be med indirectly," this official said. this includes airspace management so that u.s. and iranian aircraft do not conflict while carrying out military operations in the same airspace. the u.s. is also reaching out to iran via the white house. president obama addressing a letter to the supreme leader ali khamenei last month saying that the u.s. and iran have shared interests in fighting isis but that prospects for cooperation
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hinged on the nuclear issue. >> obviously we understand they have concerns about the threat of isil which they have expressed as well but i would not look at it as a path to a different type of coordination. >> reporter: on working with iran, republican leaders are skeptical. >> i don't trust the iranians. i don't think we need to bring them into this. and i would hope that the negotiations that are under way are serious negotiations. but i have my doubts. >> reporter: those nuclear negotiations face a november 24 deadline which was already an extension from the previous interim agreement. both parties say that deadline is not necessarily sacred. they might have wiggle room a few days in either direction. secretary of state john kerry is flying to vienna just days before the deadline in hopes of coming to a final agreement. poppy? >> and i know there's a lot of optimism here and hope and talking to the administration that they believe they can get this done but still there are roadblocks, stumbling blocks. what are they in those
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negotiations? >> the big question is how to verifiably establishment iran's ability to enrich uranium to the point where the u.s., the west and others are comfortable that they don't have enough to build a bomb. that's the basic issue here. now, iran on the other hand, doesn't want to give up all of that ability to enrich uranium because they say they have a right to a civilian nuclear program. the question is how do you get confidence in the west that that program and that the production of uranium is only able to have civilian uses, not military uses. so this comes down to numbers of centrifuges. there's also another path to a bomb, a plutonium plant there called the iraq heavy water facility. how do they control that? how do they change that so it's not -- so you block that other path to a bomb? these are the real issues, the bottom line, poppy, the president and other officials i've spoken to have said they see a less than 50% chanc of agreement. that's better than zero but it shows there's a long way to go. >> and they can't just trust, they, of course, want to verify
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as well. jim sciutto, thanks so much this morning. >> thank you. still to come on the newsroom, the virgin galactic test pilot who fell to earth from 50,000 feet. he's been released from the hospital. how did he survive? that's next. great rates and safety working in harmony. open an optimizer plus account from synchrony bank. service. security. savings. synchrony bank engage with us. ♪ i thought it'd be bigger. ♪
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pressurized shute when the vehicle exploded at 50,000 feet but he managed to parachute safely to earth. >> reporter: it may not be clear what brought down spaceship two. what is clear is that the surviving pilot miraculously defied the odds. the spacecraft came apart just seconds after it depatched from its mother ship and fired its engines, traveling faster than the speed of sound at 50,000 feet with the temperature about 70 degrees below zero. somehow, pilot peter siebold managed to escape with just a shoulder injury. dr. robert shaneny is an expert in high altitude medicine. >> why didn't he pass out? and if he did for a minute or two did he then regain his facilities and be able to save himself we jekting into his shutes? >> reporter: questions that will likely be posed by the ntsb which is investigating the crash. 39-year-old co-pilot mike alsbury did not survive. his body found in the wreckage which spanned more than 30
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miles. it's still unclear how siebold escaped, but according to the "washington post," siebold's co-workers describe his escape like something out of a movie script saying siebold found himself flying through the air while still attached to his ejection seat. when he spotted the chase plane, he managed to give the pilot inside a thumb's up and then unbuckled himself at about 17,000 feet, deploying his par suit. >> for you to be exposed at 50,000 feet for any duration of time is a very severe condition because it's a really hostile environment. >> reporter: art thompson was the technical project director for red bull stratus. the amazing feat of engineering that allowed sky diver felix baumgartner to jump from the edge of space. thompson knows the dangers as well as anyone and finds it surprising that virgin galactic pilots don't wear pressurized
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suits. >> at least for the flight test portions of the flights because you run the risk of something like this happening. >> reporter: what do you think enabled him to survive? >> he came down to a lower altitude very quickly is really what probably saved his life. >> reporter: of course, siebold was up even higher than that and at a minimum experts say they would expect most people to lose conciousness. we don't know if he had a blockout or not but doctors say he was at risk for a brain hemorrhage making his survival all the more remarkable. in fact, he's already been discharged from the hospital. dan simon, cnn, san francisco. >> thank goodness he is okay and already out of the hospital. still to come, a holy city on edge, tensions on the rise. our erin mclaughlin is live in jerusalem. hi, erin. >> hi, poppy. it's a volatile situation in jerusalem today. clashes broke out in the eastern parts of the city and the west bank. i'll have more on that after the break.
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good morning, i'm poppy harlow in today for carol costello. thanks so much for joining me. we turn to the middle east. new clashes have broken out in a palestinian neighborhood of east jerusalem and security has increased throughout the city amid fears of more violence. there have been days of unrest
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after a series of attacks, including this one on wednesday, a palestinian motorist plowed his van into a group of israeli pedestrians. earlier this morning we learned a second israeli citizen has died. our erin mclaughlin has been in jerusalem throughout following this. it's a little after 5:00 in the evening there. are there signs, erin, that tensions are at least easing a bit? >> well, poppy, hospital officials confirm to cnn this morning that an israeli citizen, 17-year-old student, had died, the second victim of -- to die from the tram attack that took place in jerusalem earlier in the week. as for the situation here in jerusalem in and around the old city, things seemed relatively quiet today but on wednesday a very different scene unfolded at the holy site. at one of jerusalem's most holy sites, early morning clashes. police used stun grenades and
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rubber bullets to clear an area outside one of the gates. hours later, there's an attack on a jerusalem tram station, killing a member of the israeli border police. mr. t police shoot and kill the suspect, 38-year-old ibrahim al-acari. israeli security forces say he was a low-ranking hamas activist. his widow denies that. she says al-acari saw the clashes at the al aqsa mosque and decided to act "this is our land and country and they entered it by force" she says. "if i had to chance to do what he did, i would have." now violence surrounds this holy site known to muslims and the noble sanctuary and to jews as the temple mount. there are deep suspicions in the muslim community that something could happen to the status quo this which says the jews can visit the site but they're not allowed to pray there. members of israel's far right want the prime minister to change that.
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>> we all accept them -- expect them to change the rules that jews are not allowed to pray on the mountain and i think that it's starting now a revolution going towards that direction. >> reporter: the government has released a statement saying "there will be no change in the status quo on the temple mount. whoever expresses a different opinion is presenting a personal view." in an institute inside the old city, artists have spent years creating garments and vestables in the belief that one day a new jewish temple will be built right on top of the site. >> deep under the temple mount that was designed by king solomon himself. >> reporter: it's a belief that has many muslims worried. >> we're not talking at this point about building a temple. is that the dream of the jewish them? yes. there's no question about that. but what we're talking about right now is to be able to fulfill our religious obligations to be seen by god in that place and to be able to utter a prayer. >> reporter: some muslims are
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wary those jewish prayers have political motivations. >> unfortunately, the mosque is a playing card with the hands of the israeli political agenda. >> reporter: and now scenes like this one right inside the al kachinging a kazaa mosque are common. the meaning of the word "jerusalem" is city of peace. these days it's anything but. today there were clashes in the west bank and in eastern parts of the city. in the palestinian refugee camp, palestinians were throwing stones and lighting objects on fire. israeli forces were returning with rubber bullets and stun grenades. medical sources saying that some 13 palestinians were injured in those clashes. this is the former home of the driver in that attack in jerusalem earlier in the week. meanwhile, security remains in a
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heightened state here in jerusalem. poppy? what is being done on a diplomatic level to quell tensions and get long-term resolve, at least in this situation? >> well, yesterday israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu had a phone conversation with jordan's king abdullah. jordan had recalled its ambassador to israel over what it characterized as israeli escalations at the site. jordan, according to the status quo agreement, is the custodian of the site. now, in that telephone conversation, netanyahu reiterated the government's position that the status quo of the site will persist and this the israeli government will do everything it can to calm the situation. poppy? >> erin mclaughlin reporting live from jerusalem. thank you, erin. still to come here in the newsroom, sparks fly. an air canada express flight makes an emergency landing. we'll tell you what happened, next.
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checking your top stories this hour, sparks flew behind an air canada express flight as it made an emergency landing in edmonton. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the plane had been rerouted to edmonton after a tire blew on takeoff from calgary but the winds in calgary were too high for flight to land there. pilots certainly earned their pay in chicago yesterday. heavy winds across the windy city at o'hare airport caused several planes to land -- just look at that, look at that. at a very sharp angle, almost sideways on the runway. dozens of flights into o'hare and out were canceled. others were delayed and you have to have some intestinal fortitude to make it through that one. i would not have wanted to be on that landing. and this.
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according to local media a patient who attacked eight nurses inside a minnesota hospital using a bar from his hospital bed mafr suffering from paranoia. this is the chilling surveillance video from the attack. the rampage that happened on sunday. you can see workers scrambling for cover as they realize what is happening. the 68-year-old attacker actually died just moments after he was taken into custody. well, honda has expanded a recall of its vehicles made from 2001 to 2005 because the air bags can explode. air bags made by a different company, a japanese company named takata. the move come from disturbing allegations that takata knew its air bags were flawed but covered it up. takata air bags are found in almost all cars. this has resulted in nearly eight million vehicles by these ten car companies. and the nation's unemployment rate has hit its lowest level in six years. this is good news. the government announced the october jobless rate slid to
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5.8%. 214,000 jobs were created last month. the opening bell rang on wall street over an hour ago. the market kind of shrugging it off. let's bring in alison kosik. why is it? why does the market not care about this one? >> the bulls are slowing down because you look at this report, no doubt it's solid, it's good. but the way many analysts and investors are seeing it is it's just not great. the expectations are ratcheting up a bit. >> good for months now. >> as time goes on expectations are growing, so it's good it just wasn't a stunner i want to remind you we saw the dow and s&p dip into the negative for the year. guess what? now the dow up almost 6%, the s&p 500 up almost 10% for the year. just this week, two record highs if for dow. >> i know. the s&p also hit a record. >> so putting in the perspective, basically you're
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seeing some criticism about the report, some saying wage growth is embarrassing and that the variety of jobs out there is a joke. that's a quote from one only zblis that's a tough thing about the wage growth. that's why we saw in the exit polls from the elections so many americans are saying i see these numbers but i don't feel it at home and it's like just in line with inflation so it's not making a big difference for them. many people, me among them, look at this market and think "i should have got in before. i should have got in before." what do you think? is this market overbought right now? >> you talk with traders and many are saying, yeah, these levels you're seeing are not justified. can you say dow 18,000? we're looking at the dow at 17, 520 on a down day. it's not so far out of the realm of possibility of getting to dow 18,000. some are saying yes, we're seeing in improvement in the jobs picture, gdp is showing lots of improvement but is the economic picture there where we should see level this is high?
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>> all these companies still have trillions of dollars on the sidelines and people are thinking they're going to put them to work. we're waiting on that. >> thank you, alison, appreciate it. still to come, two sides, one city told through two cars. >> germany's economy became strong and people could afford cars like this mercedes. meanwhile, the east stagnated. people were lucky to even get their hands on the unreliable car. >> reporter: a drive by history lesson to mark the 259-anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. that's next. . if yand you're talking toevere rheumyour rheumatologiste me,
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officials in texas say the state is now ebola-free after the last person being monitored passed a 21-day incubation period. some 177 people have been under scrutiny but no additional cases have been diagnosed since patient thomas eric duncan and nurses nina pham and amber vinson contracted the disease. as you know, thomas eric duncan died and nina pham and amber vinson have both recovered. in an interview, a fascinating interview with our don lemon, vinson talks about the reaction she now receives in dallas. >> reporter: do people treat you differently now? >> well, since i've been back everyone that has noticed me around town has been just great. they come to me, they want hugs
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and they tell me that they've prayed for me and they're happy to see i'm doing good. but my bridesmaids that i met with when i was in ohio, i've heard stories that, you know, just because they know me or they saw me that day that they -- people tend to stand away. >> reporter: because when nina pham got it people were worried. then you were on the airplane, they contacted the people on the airplane, they cleaned the plane, the kids in the school -- i mean, you know the whole thing, right? the bridal shop closed and on and on and on. and i have to be honest, even when we were looking for places to do this interview, many places said -- >> no? it is so much fear. the public really needs to be educated about transmission and, you know, i now am ebola-free. i don't have it and i have
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anti-bodies against it. there's an ignorance about it. >> wow. that was a really fascinating interview. you can see much more of it on line at and vinson says she does not know how she contracted ebola noting she followed all of the cdc protocol. berliners are marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. and while the wall's destruction did mark a symbolic end to the cold war, a barrier remained up in 1989 between reunited east and west germany. a split seen in two car models. jim clancy takes us for a drive. >> reporter: the berlin wall didn't just divide the city on the front lines of the cold war, it also divided its people. the church of remembrance. this area became the new center of west berlin. >> reporter: while the
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communists tried to show their superiority by building a gigantic broadcast tower. >> but the two sides drifted apart. west germany's economy became strong and people could afford cars like this mercedes. >> meanwhile, the east stagnated. people were lucky to even get their hands on the unreliable trabant. the border between east and west berlin was sealed overnight on august 13, 16961. some of the most dramatic scenes happened right here. as the wall was increasingly fortified, thousands tried to flee to the west. guards were given orders to shoot to kill anyone who tried to get out. west berliners could do little but look on as families were torn apart. but america took a stand. president john f. kennedy came to berlin in 1963 and delivered an unforgettable speech right here at shoneberg city hall.
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hundreds of thousands gathered as the u.s. president vowed america would not let berlin fall to communism. >> [ speaki ining german ] [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: but the communists tightened their grip on east germa germany. the wall's strip was upgraded and living conditions got worse. most people were forced to live a dull life in communist high-rise blocks with virtually no chance of realizing their personal dreams. meantime, the west kept the pressure up. on june 12, 1987, west berliners gathered at the victory column while down the street, president ronald reagan demanded that moscow end the divide. >> mr. gorbachev, tear down that this wall. [ cheers and applause ] >> that happened on november 9, 1989 when the bankrupt east german regime opened the border and finally gave its citizens freedom. today, germany is united, its
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economy stronger than ever thanks to the people of both east and west germany and the allies who never backed down in their fight against communism. cnn berlin. >> that was great. fred joins us now live from berlin. first of all, you have to tell me about the car, that's pretty awesome. and also what a day that's coming up on sunday. >> absolutely, poppy. there's one thing that you can say and that is that i don't travel in style. we have the car right here. it's called the trabant which was the main car in communist east germany. it's called the trabant 601 and i managed to get my hand on the "s" model which means sport, which mean this is vehicle has 26 horsepower. i've been driving this around as part of this entire week, it doesn't have power steering, certainly doesn't have power brakes. in fact, this one barely has any brakes at all.
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it certainly catches people's eyes. it's been great to drive the car around but i won't be sad to not have to drive it around when the week is over and you're right. it will be big celebrations here in berlin. i don't know if you can see behind me, there's lights that you see there. that's a recreation of where the berlin wall used to be. it's about eight miles long. of course, the actual berlin wall was longer, 8,000 of these things that are all going to out the moment the berlin wall was opened on november 9 so it will be a big sell bragts and certainly this city is very much gearing up, poppy. >> absolutely. we will be watching your special coverage of that all weekend. we'll be back in just a moment. but i've managed. except that managing my symptoms was all i was doing. and when i finally told my doctor, he said humira is for adults like me who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. and that in clinical studies,
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that will do it for me this friday, thanks for spending part of your morning with me. let me hand it over to my colleagues john berman and michaela pereira "@this hour with berman and michaela".
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i'm john berman. >> and i'm michaela pereira. good morning. >> at this hour a lot going on in washington at the white house. president obama meeting with his cabinet. we have our first pictures of this meeting. let's listen in. that was just some technical gs


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